Descriptive Data from the Collection Titled: Epidemiological Investigations of North American Zoo Elephant Welfare. PLoS ONE 2016

Descriptive Data from the Collection Titled:
Epidemiological Investigations of North American Zoo Elephant Welfare.

Individual Papers included in the Collection:

Greco BJ, Meehan CL, Hogan JN, Leighty KL, Mellen J, Mason G, Mench JA. The days and nights of zoo elephants: using epidemiology to better understand stereotypic behavior of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) and Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in North American zoos. PLoS ONE 2016. doi: pone.0144276.

Brown JL, Paris S, Prado-Oviedo NA, Meehan CL, Hogan JN, Morfeld K, Carlstead K. Reproductive health assessment of female elephants in North American zoos and association of husbandry practices with reproductive dysfunction in African elephants (Loxodonta africana). PLoS ONE 2016. doi: pone.0145673.

Meehan CL, Hogan JN, Bonaparte-Saller M, Mench JA. Housing and social environments of African (Loxodonta africana) and Asian (Elephas maximus) elephants in North American zoos. PLoS ONE 2016. doi: pone.0146703.

Morfeld KA, Meehan CL, Hogan JN, Brown JL. Asseessment of body condition in African (Loxodonta africana) and Asian (Elephas maximus) elephants in North American zoos and management practices associated with high body condition scores.  PLoS ONE 2016. doi: pone.0155146.

 

Miller MA, Hogan JN, Meehan CL. Housing and demographic risk factors impacting foot and musculoskeletal health in African elephants (Loxodonta africana) and Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in North American zoos. PLoS ONE 2016. doi: pone.0155223.

Holdgate MR, Meehan CL, Hogan JN, Miller L, Rushen J, de Passillé AM, Soltis J, Andrews J, Shepherdson D. Recumbence behavior in zoo elephants: determination of patterns and frequency of recumbent rest and associated environmental and social factors. PLoS ONE 2016. doi: pone.0153301.

 

Holdgate MR, Meehan CL, Hogan JN, Miller LJ, Soltis J. Walking behavior of zoo elephants: associations between GPS-measured daily walking distances and environmental factors, social factors and welfare indicators. PLoS ONE 2016. doi: pone.0150331.

 

Greco BJ, Meehan CL, Miller LJ, Shepherdson DJ, Morfeld KA, Andrews J, Baker AM, Carlstead K, Mench JA. Elephant management in North American zoological facilities: environmental enrichment, feeding, exercise, and training. PLoS ONE 2016. doi:pone.0152490.

Prado-Oviedo N, Bonaparte-Saller MK, Malloy E, Meehan CL, Mench JA, et al. Evaluation of demographics and social life events of Asian (Elephas maximus) and African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in North American zoos. PloS One 2016. doi: pone.0154750.


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